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Far North school’s approach to learning presented on world stage

Representatives of a small decile 1A rural school in the Far North will meet with global educators in Auckland next month to share the innovative arts-integrative learning methods that are empowering their pupils.

Moana Schwalger law scholarship awarded to Litia Tuiburelevu

A scholarship honouring a successful Samoan-Kiwi lawyer remembered for her generosity is helping Pasifika law students five years after her tragic death at 35.

Improving Māori student achievement through effective use of data

Research out of the University of Auckland highlights just how important the effective use of quality data in schools is in helping to raise Māori student achievement.

New role to guide Maori economic development across the Bay

Fostering the Bay of Plenty's Maori economy by unlocking the potential of the emerging Maori workforce is a key focus of Awhina August's new role as Kaihautu Ohanga Maori - Bay of Plenty Maori economic development navigator.

UCOL celebrates its 1000th student

Brooky has the distinction of being the 1000th student at Whanganui UCOL. For the first time ever, UCOL has 1000 students enrolled at one time.

Māori programme Inspire in Education takes shape

A man who struggled in education when he was younger has developed a programme to help keep more Maori students in school and achieving later in life.

St Joseph’s Māori Girls’ College abuzz with 150th Jubilee preparations

Preparations to celebrate the 150th year of St Joseph's Maori Girls College are in their final stages as the school's jubilee weekend fast approaches.

Pacific tertiary scholarships open

The 2018 Toloa Tertiary Scholarships of up to $25,000 each over three years are awarded to Pacific students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at tertiary level.

Lizzie Marvelly: Unearth rich Māori history

Youngsters given valuable opportunity to learn about their past.

Bilingualism the victim of scaremongering – UoA academic

Professor Stephen May of the University of Auckland says parents are increasingly taking into account whether a school focuses on bilingualism when making school choices.
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